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Samantha Besgrove

Samantha Besgrove

Aspiring journalist with a passion for social rights and women's issues. Twitter @sambesgrove

Only women bleed… Men just tax them to hell

Sitting down with a homeless woman in the middle of Pitt St Mall on a Thursday afternoon attracts some weird looks from passers-by.

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GALLERY: Sydney supporters unite in love

Thousands of Sydneysiders made their way to Prince Alfred Park in Surry Hills this morning for the same-sex marriage result announcement.

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Australians may be banned from supporting orphanages

Every year, well-meaning Australians flock to developing countries to volunteer in orphanages – but this type of “voluntourism” could soon be banned.

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Can smartphones help our mental health?

It’s Friday night and you’re at the pub when you receive a text that reads: “How much money have you spent tonight?”

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Why are uni students so stressed?

University students have higher rates of mental ill-health than non-students.

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News at her core: Kate de Brito

If you’re a journalism student terrified by the increasingly competitive industry or a woman who has ever contemplated her future journalistic opportunities, it’s important to know Kate de Brito.

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Plastic (not so) fantastic

Plastic is a problem across the globe but there are people at a grassroots level who are trying to make a difference, at least to their patch of the planet, writes SAM BESGROVE.

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PODCAST: Ending ‘endo’…

It’s a disease so debilitating it can put a woman’s life on hold – affecting relationships, sex life, career, finances and, in some cases, even fertility.

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Liberal v Labor

Since World War Two there have been two parties that have dominated Australian politics – Liberal and Labor.

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$15 billion pledged to aid Afghanistan

More than $15 billion has been raised by over 70 international governments to fund Afghanistan until 2020.

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